Ron Martin

DEC Member since 2016
Licensed US Customs Broker

Ron Martin is a Licensed U.S. Customs Broker (#14238) operating in the Fargo, ND Port of Entry. As a Licensed U.S. Customs Broker, he “clears” international air, ocean, rail, and truck shipments through U.S. Customs.

Ron serves as Vice President of International Logistics for Midwest Motor Express, Inc. Midwest operates MME Global Lines which is an NVOCC (#020550NF) licensed by the Federal Maritime Commission. In this capacity, he works with companies across the US, Canada and off shore arranging comprehensive international logistics programs; both import and export.

Ron serves on the Board of Directors for Midwest Motor Express. He is also a Vice President for GHY Customs Brokerage Firm of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

He has served as Fargo’s representative on the statewide Regional Intermodal Co-Service Coordination Board working to enhance intermodal rail hub service between Minot, Fargo, and the region. Governor Hoeven presented Ron and MME Global Lines with the 2009 North Dakota Service to Exporters award.

He has also worked with the City of Fargo and U.S. Customs in developing the Foreign Trade Zone status within the city. Ron advises area businesses on the advantages of the FTZ.

Ron is a graduate of Valley City State University. He has been with Midwest Motor Express since 1971 starting in their Valley City, ND office, transferring to Thief River Falls, MN in 1977, and since 1987 in Fargo, ND. 

He and his wife Barb have been married for over 36 years, and they have 4 grown daughters, and 4 grandchildren.